Callithamnion botryocarpum Harvey 1855: 563
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 95). Holotype: not in TCD Harvey No. 324, travelling collection (Woelkerling 1971: 38). Notes: TCD; Collector: W.H. Harvey (INA).
Source of current name
Stegenga, H., Mol, I., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lokhorst, G.M. (1997). Checklist of the marine algae of the Netherlands. Gorteria Supplement 4: 3-57.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:
Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.